The village of Gournes Pediados is situated about 17 kilometres East of Heraklion, between the villages Kokini Hani and Kato Gouves. It is a quiet village, that exists of three parts: the old village of Gournes, the main road of Gournes and the beach road of Gournes. The distance to Kato Gouves and Kokini Hani are both approximately 3 kilometres from Gournes. The old village of Gournes is still a traditional Greek village with lovely narrow roads. At the end of the old village you will find sandy paths, which will take you up to the olive and grape fields. The beach road of Gournes, Crete (Greece): A nice beach road, were you will find various taverns, restaurants and supermarkets with a beautiful view of the island Dia. During the weekend it can be busy on this beach road, as lots of Greeks spend their free time on the beaches of Gournes. The taverns and restaurants can be full of locals, which is a good sign, because the best Greek food you will find is where the local people eat! In Gournes you can enjoy the beautiful beaches of the North coast of Crete. From the beaches of Gournes you are able to walk to Kokini Hani. If you walk to the direction of Kokini Hani, you will find a beach where lots of water sports are available. Beaches in Gournes, Crete: there are several beautiful beaches in Gournes, Crete. You can rent a sun bed on the beach and enjoy the blue sea with a fantastic view of Dia Island. In addition to experiencing the culture and nature of Gournes, it is also possible to enjoy a relaxing beach holiday in Gournes! Once you have had enough of sunbathing, you can enjoy a lovely meal or drink in one of the taverns on the beach road.